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Principal Investigator

Dr. C. (Casper) Rokx

Internist - Infectious Diseases Specialist

  • Department
  • Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
  • Focus area
  • HIV treatment, elimination and cure



Dr. Casper Rokx is an associate professor and clinical consultant as internist and infectious diseases specialist. He did postdoctoral fellowships in clinical HIV/AIDS medicine in London and in virology at Erasmus MC. He is principle investigator in (inter)national research groups and scientific organizations on HIV treatment and research.

Field(s) of expertise

  • HIV treatment
  • HIV related comorbidities
  • HIV indicator conditions and testing strategies (www.awarehiv.com)
  • HIV cure
  • Clinical trials and translational research


Publications of Casper Rokx can be found on PubMed

Teaching activities

  • Lectures on infectious diseases and HIV in the bachelor and master programs in Medicine
  • Supervising research theses
  • Supervising residents internal medicine and medical microbiology
  • Lecturer in Dutch HIV masterclass
  • Organizer of accredited e-learnings/webinars and of European HIV conferences for young investigators (EACS YING)

Scholarships, grants, and awards

  • 2015 NVHB Martijn Verbrugge award for best HIV science
  • 2016 Resident’s talent class of Dutch Federation Medical Specialist
  • 2019 Aidsfonds personal grant as next generation scientist
  • 2021 Erasmus MC Fellowship
  • Multiple scholarships at international HIV/AIDS conferences (EACS, HIV Glasgow, CROI)
  • Three PhD students received the Martijn Verbrugge and Joep Lange-Jacqueline van Tongeren awards